The Barrie Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 147 made generous donations on Tuesday to two important local organizations. Legion past president Dick Howey, centre right, presented a $20,000 cheque to IOOF Senior Homes, represented by, from left, Stella Vilas, Deirdre Britton and CEO Doreen Saunders, and a $12,000 donation to St. John Ambulance, represented by Melanie Moore, at right, and branch manager Cathy Banting. The donations came from the legion's Poppy Fund. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER

Legion lends support

The Barrie Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 147 made generous donations on Tuesday to two important local organizations.

PATRICK BALES/THE PACKET & TIMES Brock Godfrey, a volunteer with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, speaks Tuesday at OPP General Headquarters during a news conference to launch Fraud Prevention Month.

Taking back the Internet

Nearly $69 million was stolen from unsuspecting Canadians in 2014, and as Fraud Prevention Month begins, OPP is looking to see that number curbed...

Groin injury

A man suffered a wound to his groin area during a dispute with a woman at a Barrie apartment Tuesday morning.

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Arson charge

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Orillia resident Bryne Fournier is celebrating after discovering he won $200,000 playing the Instant $200 Million$ Extraordinaire game. OLG PHOTO

Orillia man wins $200,000

Orillia resident Bryne Fournier is celebrating after discovering he won $200,000 playing the Instant $200 Million$ Extraordinaire game.

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